The Secret of Propylene Glycol Alginate LV

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Never Miss an Episode: Subscribe on YouTube

WTF – Propylene Glycol Alginate: Beverage Emulsions Extraordinaire

There’s something about getting just the right mouthfeel that can make or break a dairy-based beverage. Propylene Glycol Alginate (PGA) is traditionally used in the beer making process to stabilize a foamy head, but that barely taps its powerful emulsification properties. This week Scott and Janie explore PGA’s superior suspension properties and creamy taste. Watch as we demo a homemade Irish cream, and then turn said Irish cream into a scrumptious tres leches cake… on this week’s WTF

Product Links:
Propylene Glycol Alginate LV (PGA)

Recipe Link:
Home Made Irish Cream
Irish Cream Tres Leche Cake

References and Other Links you Might Like!
WTF – Spherificator
WTF – Calcium Salts
WTF – Thickeners
Recipe – Brown Butter Frosting

About ‘We Transform Food’
We Transform Food is a weekly series from Modernist Pantry exploring cool ingredients and gadgets that can help any chef transform food into more memorable experiences.

1 Comment.

Comments are closed.